Best Friend

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Best Friend music_note Best Friend is the theme song Harry Nilsson wrote and recorded for the television series "The Courtship of Eddie's Father ."   The song has been used in scenes in a number of TV shows such as "The Nanny " and was parodied in "South Park ."   In 2002, the song was used in a public-service ...
Best Friend (performed by Brandon Cruz) music_note Brandon Cruz's Eddie Is a Punk CD includes four punk versions of "Best Friend ." One version features Harry Nilsson on piano and vocals. Two takes feature Cruz's TV father, Bill Bixby . And one version is a duet with Micky Dolenz .   ...
Best Friend (performed by Puppet) music_note
Best Friend (performed by Tony Zajkowski) music_note Tony Zajkowski's performance of Best Friend is from the Loser's Lounge album Loosers, Schmoozers: A Tribute to Harry Nilsson .
Best Friend (performed by Penfifteen Club) music_note Penfifteen Club recorded Harry Nilsson's Best Friend for the film Little Man .   "Best Friend" by Penfifteen Club  


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One Last Touch of Nilsson article This article is from Goldmine Magazine (Vol. 20 No. 9 Issue 359 dated April 29, 1994). Bruce Ansley contacted Krause Publications Group, Inc. and Dawn Eden and they were kind enough to grant him permission to place the article online. Once he had ...
South Park {AWESOM-O} videocam In an episode of the animated TV series South Park" entitled "AWESOM-O," Cartman disguises himself as a robot to learn Butters's secrets. Butters believes the robot is his new best friend and sings a song obviously inspired by Harry Nilsson's "Best Friend ":   Hey there, have you heard about ...
That 70s Show {Eric's Buddy} videocam Harry Nilsson's "Best Friend " is heard in an episode of "That 70s Show " titled "Eric's Buddy." The episode, aired in the first season of the series, is about Eric Forman acquiring a new "best friend" (played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt ). ...
Harryfest 1999 event_note Sue Schnelzer hosted Harryfest 1999 in Covington, Kentucky , just across the river from Cincinnati . The 'fest was held July 16 through 18, 1999.   Memories of Harryfest 1999   Joel Folds :   When I first decided to look up my favorite artist ...
Harry Nilsson Tribute Concert event_note A note from Roger Smith : Many of the photographs used in this article were taken with an early digital camera and are, therefore, not very good. The better quality photographs were scanned from film prints. I have additional print photographs from Harryfest ...
Dungeon Siege III videocam Harry Nilsson's "Best Friend " was used in a national commercial for the Dungeon Siege III video game.   Dungeon Siege III Commercial   In the commercial, Nilsson's song "Best Friend," ...
Best Friend (performed by Brandon Cruz) music_note Brandon Cruz's Eddie Is a Punk CD includes four punk versions of "Best Friend ." One version features Harry Nilsson on piano and vocals. Two takes feature Cruz's TV father, Bill Bixby . And one version is a duet with Micky Dolenz .   ...
Little Man videocam Harry Nilsson's "Best Friend " appears in the Wayans brother's film Little Man . A version of the song by Penfifteen Club plays during the film's closing credits.   Scenes from Little Man ...
Best Friend (performed by Penfifteen Club) music_note Penfifteen Club recorded Harry Nilsson's Best Friend for the film Little Man .   "Best Friend" by Penfifteen Club  
Puppet person Puppet was a studio band formed by producer Ron Budnik . Puppet recorded and released a cover of Nilsson's "Best Friend " with vocals by Sandy Salisbury .
The King of Queens {Wedding Presence} videocam The January 8, 2001, episode of the TV sitcom The King of Queens entitled "Wedding Presence " ended with a homage to The Courtship of Eddie's Father as Arthur ( Jerry Stiller ) and Spence ( Patton Oswalt ) run along the beach while Harry Nilsson's performance of ' Best Friend " plays.
Two and a Half Men {Taterhead is Our Love Child} videocam "Two and a Half Men" is a TV comedy starring Charlie Sheen as "Charlie." In an episode titled "Taterhead is Our Love Child," Charlie finds out he may be the father of an eight-year-old boy. The episode includes a montage set to Harry Nilsson's "Best Friend ."  
The Courtship of Eddie's Father videocam In The Courtship of Eddie's Father , Bill Bixby played Tom Corbett, a widower raising a young son played by Brandon Cruz .   Harry Nilsson wrote and performed the show's theme song, "Best Friend ." During the first season, Nilsson also sang most of the incidental music. ...
Big Daddy videocam Harry Nilsson's "Best Friend " is used in a public service TV ad produced by the National Fatherhood Initiative in cooperation with the Ad Council and volunteer work by the Campbell-Ewald ad agency.   The commercial shows Godzilla playing with his son Godzuki (from the 1967 film Son of ...
TV Themes book This songbook contains TV theme songs arranged for piano and guitar. Included is Best Friend , Harry Nilsson's theme from The Courtship of Eddie's Father .
AWESOM-O videocam In an episode of the animated TV series "South Park " entitled "AWESOM-O," Cartman disguises himself as a robot to learn Butters's secrets. Butters believes the robot is his new best friend and sings a song obviously inspired by Harry Nilsson's "Best Friend :"   Hey there, have you heard about ...
A Celebration of the Music of Harry Nilsson event_note A concert titled "A Celebration of the Music of Harry Nilsson" was held at the Roxy on Sunset in Los Angeles, California , on June 13, 1998.   The show opened with children from Topanga Elementary School performing selections from The Point! .   Other performers included Morley ...
Best Friend (performed by Tony Zajkowski) music_note Tony Zajkowski's performance of Best Friend is from the Loser's Lounge album Loosers, Schmoozers: A Tribute to Harry Nilsson .
Eddie is a Punk [1998] album This album by Brandon Cruz includes Harry Nilsson singing and playing piano for Cruz's punk version of Best Friend .
Best Friend music_note Best Friend is the theme song Harry Nilsson wrote and recorded for the television series "The Courtship of Eddie's Father ."   The song has been used in scenes in a number of TV shows such as "The Nanny " and was parodied in "South Park ."   In 2002, the song was used in a public-service ...
Girlfriend music_note "Girlfriend" is an alternate version of Best Friend .
The Simpsons videocam The long-running animated TV series, The Simpsons , has referred to Harry Nilsson on several occasions.   This Little Wiggy ("Best Friend")   In "The Little Wiggy " (Season 9, Episode 18), Marge Simpson arranges a playdate for Bart and Ralph ...